Successful completion of the state exams is required before certification cards are issued by the State of Ohio.
The Fire Service certificate program offers a fast track to employment. All credits earned while completing this certificate also can be applied to the Fire Service Technology associate's degree.
Graduates Are Prepared To
- Work at fire departments
Representative Job Titles For Graduates
- Emergency Medical Technician
Graduate Starting Salary Projections
Gainful Employment Data
Strong Transfer History
- Graduates of the Fire Science Technology associate's degree program who complete an optional set of additional classes may continue with seamless transition to the University of Cincinnati to earn a bachelor’s degree
Effective 2018-2019 academic year
Fire Service Certificate (FSTC)
Program Prerequisites: AFL 085 Applications of College Reading and Writing (minimum grade C) or appropriate placement test score.
|FST 105||Firefighter Physical Preparedness||1||2||2|
|FST 101||Fire Cadet Fundamentals||1||2||2|
|FST 136||Emergency Vehicle Operator||0||2||1|
|EMS 110||Emergency Medical Technician Theory and Practice||5||4||7|
|FST 131||Firefighter Professional 1||4||6||6|
|FST 123||Principles of Emergency Services||3||0||3|
|FST 120||Fire Behavior and Combustion||2||0||2|
|FST 129||Fire Prevention||3||0||3|
|FST 132||Firefighter Professional 2||3||6||5|
The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum.
G = General Education course in this curriculum
B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum
T = Technical course in this curriculum
T. Ryan Mayfield, MS, NREMT-P
Phil Vossmeyer, AAS, FF2, F1